Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Hard Outer Shell

“At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.” ——Paul Tournier With extra time on my hands before my next career opportunity presents itself I’ve had the … Continue reading

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You Said What?

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” —-Robert Frost While golfing with a friend yesterday the most amazing thing came out of her mouth, ‘just because I talk a lot doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Deafening Silence

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” —-Francis Bacon Meditation is such an important part of my spiritual practice today. And it’s not like I don’t want to do it. And it’s not that I don’t remember, just sometimes I … Continue reading

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Clean Up on Aisle 7

“The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.” —-Brian Tracy Acceptance is a great concept: take things as they come and don’t complain, judge or try to manipulate it. In theory … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Know a Secret?

“I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.” –Lou Holtz I have heard many times in recovery that we are only as sick as our secrets. Basically I take that to mean that if we … Continue reading

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What’s That Smell?

“I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.” –Margaret Thatcher It would be nice if I more frequently remembered to stop and smell the roses. So often I am overly concerned with what’s next, that I … Continue reading

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The Art of Receiving

“Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received.” ~ Seneca I love to give from my abundance. I have been blessed with much and feel an obligation to give back what has been … Continue reading

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